Archive of electrical inventor and X-Ray pioneer Thomas Burton Kinraide (1864-1927) .
This volume contains reference materials associated with Kinraide: Booklets from the company that sold his inventions (Swett & Lewis of Boston), Patents, Advertisements, Literature, Journal Articles, Newspaper Clippings. It also contains photos showing the restoration of one of his original machines rescued by Che Cooper and adventures with her and the Kinraide family members rescuing more history where it was found. There are also photos of Jeff Behary exploring Kinraide's home where he found his earliest prototypes in hidden rooms under the 25-room mansion, along with decaying crates of glass plate negatives. There are photos at various Kinraide family members homes, replicas of Kinraide inventions that Behary had built. Also featured are art exhibits at the Linda Matney Gallery in Williamsburg X-RA*DI*ANCE curated by Lita Tirak in addition to trips to Savannah to see properties of Kinraide's early friends in the X-Ray field. The last photos are from RGF's Electro-Mechanical Museum where many of the Kinraide artifacts reside. The author extends thanks to the Kinraide family, Frank Jones, Kelly McJilton, John "Grizzy", Daniel Cuscela, the Tesla family, friends and fellow collectors and collaborators, Astrid, and fellow coworkers at RGF Environmental Group.